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June Jordan

Poetry

Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 19930205

The outspoken poet and black activist talks about using poetry "to save lives.\" She also reads her own poems, including some set in Nicaragua. Jordan says poetry is now more inclusive and that she is fighting for all oppressed people.

| Subject Matter: Black | Interview Year: 1991 | Genre: Poetry |

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